What is the process for applying Family Visa?

Salary should be 10,000 QAR or more and should be transfered to bank account for atleast 6 months.

Conditions for applying Family Visa:

  1. Work Visa Status should not be Labour
  2. Salary should be 10,000 QAR or more and should be transfered to the bank account for atleast 6 months.
  3. Tenancy Contract should be done - The process for Tenancy Contract is explained here

Fill the Entry Visa Form also available in MOI Website

Attach the following documents, while applying for Visa:

  1. Salary Letter from Employer (Arabic - Typed and addressed to MOI-Immigration Dept)
  2. Copy of Your passport and Work VISA Page.
  3. Copy of Attested Educational Certificates of the most highest degree
  4. Attach other Educational Certificates, recommended
  5. Wife's Passport Copy
  6. Copy of Marriage Certificate Attested from Chamber of Commerce
  7. Child(s) Birth Certificate(s) Attested from Chamber of Commerce
  8. Copy of Electricity Bill in your name
  9. Six Months Bank Statement, signed by the bank with evidence of proper salary transfer.

The documents should be submited to Ministry of Labour.

If any of the above certificates are not in English, you have to translate them in English and attested.

The process for attesting the document is explained here.


I have listened that a person with technician visa can not get family resident visa.is it true

Samreen (not verified) 15 October 2013 - 12:00am

i just want to know that for attestation of marriage certicate from qatar embassy home country, the certificate would be translated in which language?

hamad (not verified) 16 January 2014 - 9:34am

After you have done the first 3 steps in this article, How to attest documents required for applying visa? you are required to translate your highest degree certificate in Arabic for attestation at MOFA.

qatarqnadmin 17 February 2014 - 6:32am

I wants to bring my son.he was born in saudi. His birth certificate given by indian embassy in saudi. So whether I have to attest again in indian embassy

Jasila Kallidukkil (not verified) 18 March 2014 - 3:48pm

Since, the certificate is already attested by Indian Embassy, it will be acceptable by Indian Embassy in Qatar. It will also be acceptable for Visa Processing. So, please go ahead.

Good Luck for visa processing.

pritywiz 24 March 2014 - 4:57pm

I have been working in Qatar since 1989 ,now salary 6000QR in a reputed company.My wife is  educated and experienced hand  in Engineering field and willing to work here.If I bring her with my 2 children on visit visa , is there any chance to get permanent visa for my family

Naushad T.A (not verified) 15 July 2014 - 2:02pm

If your wife finds a job which will allow her to apply for family visa, then she can sponsor you and your children, as per new changes in labour laws. However, you can sponsor only if your salary is 10,000 or more. You can call your family on visit visa, and your wife may apply for job. But only after 6 months of bank statement of salary transfer can she apply for residence visa.

I also suggest that you try to apply after both you and your wife are working, so that you are clear of you situation, and you may get lucky.

pritywiz 24 July 2014 - 1:39pm

I want to bring my Uncle here from India.  My current salary is 30,000 qar per month.  My Uncle is 60+ and never married so there is on one to take care of him in India.  Can you please provide me the procedure.  

amrit (not verified) 15 September 2014 - 10:40am
Hi, i have done my studies in Qatar, how do i get the certificates attested?
david (not verified) 24 September 2014 - 1:11pm

i am working in qatar as forman visa  & have 10000 qar.....i am failed in engineering....i hav only plus two certificate,,, can i  apply  famil status?

manu (not verified) 2 January 2015 - 10:12pm

Applying for Family Visa Requires that your salary is 10,000 QAR which you have. You could apply and try your luck as these things depends on how they see you.

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Herndon (not verified) 2 February 2016 - 6:58am